Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1828

GUSN

GUSN-54559

Description

Alphabet Sampler. Vertical rectangle, cream colored linen ground. Monochromatic, green thread. Cross stitch. Hearts and crowns at very bottom. Five alphabets complete and correct, three of them with double letters; Numbers: 1-12, doubled; one set of vowels "AEIOUY"; gilt wooden frame. Made by Helen Alice Smith.

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Sampler

Inscription

""1828""/ ""Helen Alice Smith"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

13 3/8 x 10 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Olive Percival

Accession Number

1947.122